A very small hat which attaches to the hair by a headband, comb, or clip. It is often decorated with feathers, beads, and netting, and is perfect for a lovely wedding or a day at the races.
A woman’s fashion age refers to the age she likes to dress irrespective of how old or young she is.
The collective name for a Dressipi member's unique, individual fashion DNA. This includes her body shape, colour preferences, brand sizes, style, brand preferences, budget and, in the future, which parts of her body she likes to reveal and conceal and her preference for following celebrity fashion and trends.
A watch which stands out from the crowd. Usually embellished in some way or fits in with a specific trend.
A clasp or zip (for example a hook and eye detail) that holds a garment together at the bust line.
Favourites refers to a Dressipi member's list of their favourite brands (when using the Size Finder), and stores their perfect size and fit in each brand.
A band of fabric that has stylish embellishment, or is made from a different material or colour, so that it stands out as a feature from the rest of the garment, and draws attention to the waist.
A generic term for a hat that doesn't have another name, the fedora has a medium brim and a vertical crease in the crown. It is traditionally made from soft felt.
Felt material textures
A non-woven cloth produced by matting, condensing and pressing woollen fibres.
A short glove that is cut off at the base of the fingers, leaving them exposed.
A pocket with an extra lined flap of matching fabric that covers the top of the pocket
A flat, rounded cap with a small peak at the front. Usually made from tweed or wool.
Shoe with thick sole that adds height but does not add heal.
Backless sandal usually made of rubber with a band between big toe and other toes.
Forties trends can be found on dresses, skirts, jackets, tops, cardigans, jeans, bottoms, jumpers, coats, bags, flats, heels, sandals, boots, belts, bracelets, brooches, earrings, gloves, hats, necklaces, rings, scarves, watches, sunglasses, jumpsuits, and shorts
Forties 40s - this refers to the fashion styles and shapes of the 1940s. Characterised by Hitchcock Heroines, this is an era that celebrated the curves of the female form, with accentuated waist details, fitted pencil skirts, pussybow blouses and nipped-in-at-the-waist jackets.
An item of jewellery worn around the wrist which is often homemade out of thread. They are traditionally given to someone by a friend as a symbol of their friendship.
Extra trimming at the bust that falls down like a fringe.
A pocket with an extra lined flap of matching fabric that covers the top of the pocket found at the front of the hips.
A pocket that looks like a sewn on patch found at the front of the hips.
The skirt falls full and wide from the waistband.
A shoulder embellishment made from fur or faux fur drawing attention to the area.